verb (used with object)
Examples from the Web for landmark
The Supreme Court eventually stepped in and ended legal segregation in the landmark 1954 decision, Brown v. Board of Education.The ‘No Child’ Rewrite Threatens Your Kids’ Future|Jonah Edelman|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Thursday evening will prove to be a landmark night in TV history.
Of course, as Landmark notes, the procedure is not without risk.
Moreover, under Eric Holder the Justice Department has vigorously enforced the landmark Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr.Eric Holder’s Legacy: Bold on Equality, Less So on Civil Liberties|Geoffrey R. Stone|September 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In July 1925, the town hosted the Scopes Monkey Trial, a landmark case in the history of creationism.The Scopes Monkey Trial 2.0: It’s Not About the Stupid Science-Deniers|Michael Schulson|July 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a moment of intensity such as rarely fails to leave a landmark in the lives of those concerned.The Triumph of John Kars|Ridgwell Cullum
For a year she had been making plans, eager to make this convention a landmark in the history of women's labor.How To Write Special Feature Articles|Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
Brasseur translates it “limit” or “landmark” of the Ahquehays.The Annals of the Cakchiquels|Daniel G. Brinton
The Historical Building was a landmark and was right across the street from the Journal office, on the corner.Joan of the Journal|Helen Diehl Olds
He has spent twenty years or more in this region, and he knows every landmark in it.The City of Numbered Days|Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for landmark
Word Origin and History for landmark
Old English landmearc, from land (n.) + mearc (see mark (n.1)). Originally "object set up to mark the boundaries of a kingdom, estate, etc.;" general sense of "conspicuous object in a landscape" is from 1560s. Modern figurative sense of "event, etc., considered a high point in history" is from 1859.